Tag Archive for Term Limits

Benavides Cautions on Cost of Defending Madrid Lawsuit

Santa Ana Council member David Benavides has questioned the rationale behind the lawsuit filed by City Commissioner Max Madrid intended to provide an avenue for Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez to be a candidate for Ward 5 on the Santa Ana City Council. A primary concern, the legal fees of “tens of thousands to hundreds…

Suit filed to allow Alvarez two more terms on Council

Alvarez consults with her flying monkey.

Yesterday Max Madrid, one of Santa Ana Councilwoman Claudia Alvarez’s appointed commissioners, filed a lawsuit against the City of Santa Ana seeking to allow Alvarez to run for a fourth term. Four years ago the voters of Santa Ana were asked by the Council to approve measure D, an amendment to the city charter, that extended the…

Recount? In Garden Grove?

Just when you thought the election was over the specter of a recount is hanging over at least one race in Garden Grove. The surprise is that it is a recount not for Council or mayor but on the initiative Measure Q to modify terms limits for city councilmembers. As of Friday the count stands the…